Family Ericaceae
Basionym Vaccinium costaricense Wilbur & Luteyn
Original Identification Vaccinium costaricensis Wilbur & Luteyn ined.
Current Taxon Vaccinium costaricense Wilbur & Luteyn
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Brittonia 29(3): 270-272, f. 5. 1977.
Holotype/Isotype Holotype
DUKE Accession Number 242362
Primary Collector R. L. Wilbur
Collector Number 18579
Collection Date 21 Dec 1974
Country Costa Rica
Province/State Heredia
Plant Location Notes Vicinity of Cerro Chompipe between Rio Las Vueltas and the Rio Nuevo at an elevation of between 2000-1800 m. about 12 km. North-northeast of San Rafael.
Plant Description Notes Epiphytic 1.5 m. straggly shrub. Corollas greenish and pubescent within. Anthers golden with terminal pores.
Broad geographical location Central America
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